The Forces in Mind Trust launched a Mental Health Research Programme (MHRP) in October 2015 in partnership with Centre for Mental Health and King’s Centre for Military Health Research (part of King’s College London). You can read more about the programme here. The aim of this research programme is to provide an evidence base that will influence and underpin policy making and service delivery in order to enable ex-Service personnel and their families with lived experience of mental health issues lead successful and fulfilling civilian lives.

It is important to us that the MHRP’s research priorities are informed by the people they are designed to help, which is why we are inviting ex-Service personnel with lived experience of mental health issues and their families to a workshop on Tuesday 27th September 2016 in a central London location. The aim of the workshop is for attendees to help inform the MHRP’s research priorities which are reviewed in Autumn each year.

If you have lived experience of mental health issues and you or a member of your family have served in the UK Armed Forces and you would be interested in attending this event, please complete this application form. Up to 20 applicants will be selected to ensure a mixed group. Travel and accommodation expenses will be paid.

Applications must be received by Friday 19th of August 2016. Successful applicants will be informed by Friday 26th of August 2016.

For more information please view the application form or contact the Mental Health Research Programme Coordinator, Stephany Carolan, at or telephone 020 7827 8315.

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